Theresa Leahey

Director of Business Development - Chapel Hill

Working for the same company for 17 years in a Business Development role is pretty unusual in the AEC industry. What keeps me at AEI is the phenomenal engineering talent, the engaging, meaningful work, and the excitement of unearthing and winning truly significant projects.”

Theresa Leahey has been the Director of Business Development for the AEI Chapel Hill office since 2001. In that time, the office has grown significantly in both staffing and billings. Theresa actively pursues Higher Education, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Biotech, and Commissioning projects. She has been in the building industry for the past 35 years, and has worked with engineering, architecture, interior design, and general construction companies in a business development capacity. Theresa has a BFA degree in Industrial Design from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.